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OUR ROOTS: Spotlight on Football (Soccer) – African Cup Of Nations

OUR ROOTS - African Cup of Nations - Football

*Like many global sporting events, they bring people of all colours, races and nations together. The African Cup of Nations will be the first major football tournament of 2022 as it commences on Sunday with football stars with global appeal and idols to many. Throughout the competition, there will be an OUR ROOTS feature of […]

WSCIJ Awards Two Nigerian Cartoonists – Josy Ajiboye and Victor Asowata

Dora Akinluyi by Victor Asowata

*As a fan of the cartoon column, Josy Ajiboye on Sunday, which was on the back page of Nigeria’s once-popular national newspaper, Daily Times, I first met Josy Ajiboye when the Daily Times Group of Newspapers stable was still on Lagos Island at Kakawa, where I freelanced for LAGOS WEEKEND a weekly publication by same […]

TAYO’s Fatunla’s Ivory Coast Diary – AYA Books and Tourism

AYA - The Secrets Come out - The third volume of the series

*Marguerite Abouet – Concluding my diary of my trip to Ivory Coast, one cannot but mention the award-winning Marguerite Abouet author of the AYA book series AYA de Yopougon (Aya from Yopougon). Meeting her as part of cartoonists who were invited to the 6th Cocobulles Festival of cartoons in Abidjan, writer Marguerite Abouet was born […]

TAYO Fatunla’s Ivory Coast Diary – GBICH! A Parody Cartoon Newspaper Publication

GBICH! - Front covers of editions of GBICH1

*Having scaled the Covid tests hurdle, I was looking forward to travelling to Ivory Coast (Cote D’ivoire in French) to meet the brains behind the Ivorian newspaper journal known famously as GBICH! published weekly in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast, West Africa. I wanted to see for myself, the popularity of this publication and […]

TAYO Fatunla: Black London’s History Art and Culture – Book Review

*Along comes a breath of fresh air to the literary world and published in the United Kingdom. Black London – History, Art and Culture is a new travel guide by Avril Nanton and Jody Burton with a difference? What is a travel section in libraries without Black London? In these times, there is need to […]

He Dreamt for Black America – MLK Day 2021

He Dreamt for Black America – MLK Day 2021 TAYO Fatunla is an award-winning Nigerian Comic Artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer and Illustrator. He is one of the participants of the CARTAN Virtual cartoon exhibition marking 60 years of Nigeria in 2020. He is a graduate of the prestigious Kubert School, in New Jersey, US. and […]

TAYO Fatunla Cartoon: Adam and Eve at Christmas

*Merry Christmas to all EURWEB readers. Tis the season to be jolly careful and stay safe. Stay with me….There’s more to come. TAYO Fatunla is an award-winning Nigerian Comic Artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer and Illustrator. He is one of the participants of the CARTAN Virtual cartoon exhibition marking 60 years of Nigeria. He is a […]

Rough Cut – Nigeria Marks Diamond Jubilee Since Independence

*It is Black history month all throughout the month of October in the United Kingdom. And as a reminder of why Black History matters, OUR ROOTS throws the spotlight on Nigeria marking 60 years of independence from Britain. Each week here on EURweb, key events of its history will be highlighted through illustrations. 60 years […]

South Africa’s DibuKids Guest Cartoonist is EURweb Contributor TAYO Fatunla

*I believe that the future of cartoons will be digital and technical and on the backdrop of that, I couldn’t be more excited as EURweb’s Cartoon contributor about holding an online Cartoon Workshop as the special DibuKids guest! I am currently part of South Africa’s virtual “Afropolitan Comics” exhibition, and I will be holding a […]

OUR ROOTS – An Afro Pop artist and Windrush at 72

Here is Introducing the “King of Afro Pop Art” who was responsible for Fela Kuti’s album cover designs and illustrations and Black History in the United Kingdom is incomplete without WINDRUSH. TAYO Fatunla is an award-winning Nigerian Comic Artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer and Illustrator. He is a graduate of the prestigious Kubert School, in New Jersey, US. […]

TAYO Fatunla / Father’s Day – An Annual Appreciation

*Every year, Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday of June. It honors fathers and fatherhood as this day is observed in several nations around the globe. It sometimes is difficult to say it out but this cartoon will give an insight into my thinking when I captioned it. The world has been in a […]

TAYO Fatunla/Go on Home George!

TAYO Fatunla is an award-winning Nigerian Comic Artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer and Illustrator. He is a graduate of the prestigious Kubert School, in New Jersey, US. and recipient of the 2018 ECBACC Pioneer Lifetime Achievement Award for his illustrated OUR ROOTS creation and series – Famous people in Black History – He participated in the UNESCO’s […]

TAYO Fatunla/National Cartoonists Day – An Annual Recognition

Our Roots - NOLLYWOOD - FIN1

*National Cartoonists Day is an annual celebration held on May 5th of every year. It often gives me great joy to remember how my cartooning career began in Nigeria in various newspapers and magazines. I feel honoured to be one of many cartoonists who have created famous favourite cartoons since the first colour newspaper cartoon […]

Nostalgia Nigeria – Hassan Aliyu – An Artist’s Story

Nigerian artist1 - Hassan Aliyu -

*Hassan Aliyu is a British Nigerian artist whom I first met at the 198 Gallery in Brixton, London, UK. Behind his vibrant and colorful paintings, some featured on Saachiart.com. Hassan has a touching story to tell so, I thought I’d share his awesome story here. You will be moved. The first of a set of […]